Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

2 December

Housing displacement: conceptual issues, and how they unfold in a Swedish town

  • 15:30 - 16:20
  • Online

Conference: Urban Europe, Precarious Futures? Keynote 3. Housing displacement: conceptual issues, and how they unfold in a Swedish Town Speaker: Guy Baeten Urban Europe, Precarious Futures? is an online conference hosted by Coventry University and European Urban and Regional Studies Journal. The event is free. You can register here.

2 December

The Urbanism of Exception? Scrutinizing the Role of State Actors in a Private Megaproject in Tbilisi, Georgia

  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • Zoom

Brown Bag Seminar David Gogishvili. The Urbanism of Exception? Scrutinizing the Role of State Actors in a Private Megaproject in Tbilisi, Georgia This seminar is part of the IUR Brown Bag Seminar Series, check out the rest of the program. If you would like to participate in the webinar, please contact Defne Kadioglu to obtain […]

17 December

Landscapes for Learning: Audiowalks as Critical Engagement

  • 09:00 - 12:00
  • Museum of Movements. Bergsgatan 20, Malmö

The Landscapes for learning-workshop will explore needs and possibilities having to do with audiowalks as tools for learning and other forms of critical engagements with urban spaces. The workshop will open up a space wherein questions can be raised, ideas can be shared, future projects can be identified, and collaborations can be suggested. The workshop […]

17 - 18 December

Workshop: Tales of a city

  • Museum of Movements, Malmö

This workshop has been postponed to December 2020 because of the Coronavirus situation. The information below has been updated to reflect the change but please contact Robert Nilsson Mohammadi (robert.mohammadi@mau.se) if you have any questions. Please join the IUR’s workshop on narrative formation around the city of Malmö, and on narrative approaches to the study […]

18 - 19 February

A Non-Occidentalist West: Learning from Theories Outside the Canon

  • Zoom

Date: 18-19 February 2021 Even though it has been several years since Jennifer Robinson’s (2003) encouragement to postcolonise and “provincialize” the fields of geography and urban studies, and Ananya Roy’s (2009) famous call for “new geographies of theory,” work to be done remains. In the anglophone world, scholars such as Tariq Jazeel, Helga Leitner, Colin […]

18 - 19 March

Places “Off the Map”: Bringing to Light the Hidden Locations of Urbanisation

  • Zoom

Date: 18-19 March 2021 Cities that were not forged by the industrial revolution and are outside the Anglo-American and European heartland are many times under-represented and under-studied. This not only produces an asymmetry in knowledge, but also creates a situation where there is a need to present the geographies of the Global South—and we would […]

15 - 16 April

Challenging Methodologies and Methods

  • Zoom

Date: 15-16 April 2021 Urban studies have witnessed a broad spectrum of methodological practices in critical urban scholarship, including discourse analysis, urban ethnography, case studies, comparisons and mixed methodologies. Alongside the discussion of ‘postcolonising’ urban theory, there is a need to discuss the impact of research as a system of practices that limit methodology (Patel […]

17 - 18 May

Revisiting the Concepts of Critical Urban Studies

  • Zoom

Date: 17-18 May 2021 In the last decade, scholars have questioned whether there is and should be a “cohesive concept of the city” (Scott and Storper 2015) that transcends contextual difference. Scholars such as Thomas Maloutas (2018), Matthias Bernt (2016) and Ananya Roy (2009) have put under scrutiny some of the most widely used concepts […]